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District Social Services Administration Boards are special agencies created by the Province and given the responsibility to deliver Social Services within the community.

The District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services Administration Board (DSSMSSAB) is one of ten DSSABs across the north.

The Board is comprised of eight (8) locally elected political representatives that meet regularly to conduct business relating to Social Services for the district that includes Sault Ste. Marie, Prince Township and 31 Unincorporated Townships that stretch from Sault Ste. Marie to Montreal River.

Social Services, is responsible for the provision and delivery of Ontario Works, Early Years Services, Community Housing & Development, and Paramedic Services.

Mission Statement

District of Sault Ste. Marie Social Services

Helping people, building lives, and strengthening community

A fully engaged community where everyone is valued, respected and recognized

• Respect
• Integrity
• Compassion
• Collaboration
• Innovation


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